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Social cohesion and inclusive social development in Latin America: A proposal for an era of uncertainties (2022-05-20)What holds societies together? What identifies people and motivates them to live together voluntarily without the need for constant external coercion or immediate self-interest? At times of great uncertainty, crises and existential challenges, social cohesion assumes a central role in the progress of Latin American and Caribbean countries towards ...
Las tres brechas del desarrollo sostenible y el cierre de la brecha ambiental en Chile: oportunidades para una recuperación pospandemia más sostenible y con bajas emisiones de carbono en América Latina y el Caribe (2022-05-18)Las tres crisis del sistema internacional se expresan en tres brechas desde la perspectiva de la periferia latinoamericana y caribeña: la brecha del bajo crecimiento, la brecha de la desigualdad y la brecha de la destrucción del ambiente, en economías que dependen de las exportaciones de recursos naturales para sostener el crecimiento. En este ...
Development bank financing in the context of the COVID-19 crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean (2022-05-18)The world’s financing needs multiplied rapidly from 2020 onward owing to the effects of a systemic crisis considered to have been the worst global crisis since the Second World War: that unleashed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Furthermore, flows from China, FDI and other inflows of international cooperation and multilateral resources which had been the ...
(2022-05-13)This overview examines the economic performance of economies of the Caribbean in 2020 and comprises four chapters. The first chapter provides a comparative analysis across Caribbean economies of the main macroeconomic variables, namely GDP growth, monetary indicators, as well as fiscal and external accounts. The second chapter looks at areas of focus ...